Bryan Habana equalled the legendary Jonah Lomu’s record for the number of tries scored across World Cups when he scored a hat-trick in last nights 64-0 win over the USA at Olympic Park in London.

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Habana, playing on the right wing this time to accommodate Lwazi Mvovo on the left, he scored all three of his tries after halftime as the Boks took control following a slow opening 40 minutes that would not have scared any of the future opponents.

They did, however score 10 tries to nil, thats what we call a whitewash, & the first of its kind in this Rugby World Cup, the Boks were able to pick up the bonus-point win that made sure of they finished in the top of their pool.

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By hitting the half century mark, they might also argue that they have built up some much needed collective and individual confidence before the start of the playoff phase. 

They now wait four days until Australia and Wales face up to each other at Twickenham to determine the winner of Pool A before they know who their opponents will be in their quarterfinal in London on Saturday, 17 October – 10 days from now.

South Africa's wing Bryan Habana (L) celebrates with South Africa's fly half Morne Steyn after  scoring his second and his team's sixth try during a Pool B match of the 2015 Rugby World Cup between South Africa and USA at the Olympic Stadium, east London, on October 7, 2015. AFP PHOTO / GLYN KIRK  RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE, NO USE IN LIVE MATCH TRACKING SERVICES, TO BE USED AS NON-SEQUENTIAL STILLSGLYN KIRK/AFP/Getty Images

So proud of our boys. Green and Gold.

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